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Zimbabwe Is Foreclosing On A World-Leading Platinum Prospect

There aren’t a lot of platinum opportunities globally. With 90% of production coming from just three countries.

But one of those “big three” nations might have some prospects opening up. 331 more words


Barack Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence

 I am sure you have all heard by now that Barack Obama has commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was tried and found guilty of leaking top secret United States documents to Julian Assange of Wikileaks and sentenced to 35 years in jail. 129 more words


Let Me See If I Got This Straight, Josh

We can’t trust the Czar of Russia to speak his mind without being told what to say, but we can still totally believe this ironclad document, along with everything else Barack’s told us.   7 more words

Barack Obama

The Soviet Apprentice

Which narrative is more credible?

One: An American real estate tycoon with unsurpassed ego, a lifetime of well-tracked misogyny*, and a Soviet-born bikini-model spouse—his third—is snared by an adversarial intelligence service while cavorting with Russian prostitutes during a business trip to Moscow. 432 more words


Read the Full Text of Samantha Power's Scathing Speech on Russia

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power gave her final major speech of her tenure on Tuesday, addressing the Atlantic Council in remarks that eschewed softball subjects in favor of what she described as “a major threat facing our great nation: Russia.” 5,331 more words

Podcast Episode 145: Urine Trouble

This week on the podcast, we celebrate Rob’s birthday by seeing Hidden Figures and Scavenger Hunt.  Then, we break down the Trump Dossier and his awful comments about John Lewis.   129 more words


Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration Tuesday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump’s legitimacy with fake allegations and “binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from fulfilling his election promises.” 1,075 more words